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Danny Cipriani: Players' union questions RFU's misconduct charge

8 hours 48 min ago
The Rugby Players' Association questions the Rugby Football Union's decision to charge Danny Cipriani with misconduct after a nightclub incident.

Government's July surplus at 18-year high

8 hours 50 min ago
Analysts say the improvement in public finances could give the chancellor extra money for the Budget.

Hillsborough charges against Sir Norman Bettison dropped

8 hours 50 min ago
Sir Norman Bettison, accused of blaming Liverpool fans for the 1989 disaster, will not be prosecuted.

Businessman Richard Cousins 'leaves £41m' to Oxfam

9 hours 3 min ago
The charity received the cash after Richard Cousins and two sons died in a plane crash in Australia.

Jonathan Agnew reads emotional email about TMS fan's last hours

9 hours 18 min ago
Test Match Special's Jonathan Agnew reads out an emotional letter about how a fan spent the final hours of his life listening to coverage of England vs India.

Adrian Chiles 'horrified' at drinking 100 alcohol units a week

9 hours 23 min ago
The TV and radio broadcaster revealed he sometimes drank more than 100 units a week.

The VMA Awards: 'I had a baby...and now I'm still winning awards'

9 hours 38 min ago
Here are the highlights of a few of the night's big winners.

Steam treatment for big prostates approved on NHS

10 hours 17 min ago
NHS hospitals can start offering it to men with benign prostate enlargement, says regulator.

Chris Ashton: Sale Sharks winger to face disciplinary panel on Thursday

10 hours 33 min ago
England and Sale Sharks winger Chris Ashton is to face a disciplinary panel on Thursday after he was shown a red card in a pre-season friendly.

Usain Bolt trains for first time with A-League club Central Coast Mariners

11 hours 13 sec ago
Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt trains with Australian A-League side Central Coast Mariners for the first time as he vows to "prove people wrong".

Microsoft claims win over 'Russian political hackers'

11 hours 10 min ago
Cyber-attacks on US political groups are stopped after Microsoft grabs key net domains, the company says.

Emotional email details cricket fan's last hours

11 hours 22 min ago
Test Match Special's Jonathan Agnew reads out a letter about how a fan of the programme spent the final hours of his life listening to its coverage of England v India.

House of Fraser's flagship London store saved

11 hours 23 min ago
The chain's new owners agree terms to keep the store on London's Oxford Street open.

Comedian Jon Stewart rescues goats from New York subway tracks

11 hours 25 min ago
The goats "were very baaaaad boys," the New York City Subway joked on Twitter.

Papal visit: Ireland's Catholic Church in graphs

11 hours 45 min ago
The Pope is set to visit a predominantly Catholic country that struggles to recruit priests.

MTV VMAs: Madonna's 'self-indulgent' Aretha tribute & Camila Cabello wins

12 hours 51 min ago
Some people don't think the Queen of Pop gave the Queen of Soul enough R-E-S-P-E-C-T at MTV's VMAs.

News Daily: Hunt rounds on Russia and women 'denied' Caesareans

13 hours 55 min ago
Your morning briefing for Tuesday 21 August 2018.

How Ireland has changed between two popes

14 hours 4 min ago
How Ireland has changed between the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1979 and the forthcoming papal visit.

Autism: 12-year-old boy misses five years of school

14 hours 13 min ago
Callum has tried mainstream and special schools without success, his mother says.

Women 'being denied Caesarean choice'

15 hours 19 min ago
Only 26% of maternity units follow guidelines that allow women to choose to have a Caesarean.

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